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The Dixie Swim Club 


April 17-19, 25-26

Opening the Flat River Community Players’ 41st season is a funny, touching story about the bonds between friends. The Dixie Swim Club is by the writing team of Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten. The Players produced their comedy, Dearly Beloved, in 2012.

Opening at the Greenville Area Community Center, on April 17, Dixie follows five feisty gals who met years ago while members of their college swim team. They gather for a reunion at the same cottage every year and catch up on each other’s highs and lows of life. The play is kind of a mix of the heart-warming southern charm of Steel Magnolias and the sassy, fast-paced zingers of The Golden Girls. These ladies will make you laugh, inspire you, and send you home to hug your loved ones.

The FRCP production stars Patty Rockafellow as Jeri Neal McFeeley. She also has performed in the FRCP musicals Seussical, The Great American Trailer Park, and A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum.

Veteran Player Jessica Gilbertson takes on the role of Dinah Grayson. She was last seen as Nurse Ratchet in One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest. Also the group’s head costumer, Jessica sees this show as a rare chance to get onstage. “I can get away without having to build many costumes from scratch,” she explains.

Roxanne Hutchinson joins the cast to play Vernadette Simms. This will be Roxanne’s first time onstage since junior high school. She was inspired to get involved after her grandson appeared in a middle school play.

Donita Coughlin returns to the FRCP stage after a four-year absence, to play Sheree Hollinger. She also performed in Cinderella, Nunsense, The Laramie Project, A Grand Night For Singing, And Sight Unseen.

Becky Tower will play the role of Lexie Richards. Her past FRCP productions include Dearly Beloved And Escanaba In Love.  She’s also appeared in a few dinner/theater plays at the Community Center.

Lyle Fales is directing, assisted by Denise Webb. Fales previously directed Dearly Departed, All My Sons, Escanaba In Da Moonlight, Eleemosynary. Hilda Sorvari is the show’s producer.

The Dixie Swim Club opens on April 17 with additional performances on April 18, 19 and 25, 26.  All curtains are 7:30 PM except for the Sunday matinee on the 19th at 2:00 PM.  Tickets are $13 adults, $11 students and senior citizens.  Order tickets in advance with VISA or Mastercard, either online at www.flatriver.showclix.com or by using the ShowClix link at the Players’ website, www.frcp.org.  Or call 1-888-71-TICKETS.  Tickets will also be available at the door.

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Blazing Guns at Roaring Gulch

January 20-23, tickets available now

The Greenville Area Community Center will host the 2011 Comedy Dinner Theater, Blazing Guns at Roaring Gulch, January 20-23. We find hero, Harry Heartstone, in hot pursuit of the villainous outlaw Snipe Vermin.  There is something awfully familiar about these two—in fact, they’re twin brothers! A lovely lady sheriff, an evil proprietress, an outlaw sidekick, and a stranded actress are some of the other characters you will see at the Roaring Gulch Hotel.  Delicious catering will be provided by Huckleberry’s before each performance. The menu will include Country-Fried Steak or Country-Fried Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Baked Beans, Jonny Cake (a.k.a. Cornbread), Mac & Cheese, Salad, Root Beer, and Fruit Cobbler. Tickets for the show and dinner are $20, and are $15 for the show only. Performances are: Thursday, January 20 performance only; Friday, January 21, and Saturday, January 22 with dinner at 6:00 p.m. and the show starting at 7:00 p.m.; and on Sunday, January 23 with dinner at 1:00 p.m. and the show starting at 2:00 p.m. For more information please call the Greenville Area Community Center at (616) 754-9163.

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Medicare meeting

A Priority Health Medicare Educational Meeting will take place on December 10, 2010 at 10:00 a.m., at the Greenville Area Community Center located at 900 E. Kent Rd. Greenville, MI 48838.

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